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KYSR263IntroUrge the adoption of legislation requiring racial and ethnic community criminal justice and public safety impact statements for certain legislation and administrative regulations.
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2019-03-28
introduced in Senate
KYSB57PassAmend KRS 431.073 to allow discretionary expungement of Class D felonies with a ten-year waiting period; amend KRS 431.076 to allow a person against whom charges have been dismissed with or without prejudice to petition for expungement; set time limi...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 188)
KYHB132PassAmend KRS 439.3401 to provide that any person convicted of manslaughter in the second degree, reckless homicide, or criminal attempt to commit murder of clearly identifiable emergency medical services personnel shall serve at least 85 percent of the ...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 136)
KYSB70PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 508 to create the crime of strangulation, provide that strangulation is a Class D felony; amend KRS 403.720 to include the offense of strangulation as one of the offenses considered domestic violence and abuse; ame...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 183)
KYHB148PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 311 to provide that if the United States Supreme Court reverses Roe v. Wade, or an amendment is adopted to the United State Constitution restoring state authority to prohibit abortion, no person shall knowingly adm...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 152)
KYSB85PassAmend KRS 189A.005 to provide a definition for "cabinet" and to clarify the definitions of "ignition interlock device", "ignition interlock certificate of installation", "ignition interlock device provider", and "ignition interlock license"; amend KR...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 103)
KYHB189PassAmend KRS 439.3106 to create a supervision continuation sanction to be applied by the Parole Board at final revocation hearings; provide for the return a sanctioned individual to a jail, prison, halfway house, or inpatient treatment facility without ...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 137)
KYHB470PassAmend KRS 217.186 to allow a pharmacist to dispense naloxone to a person or agency who provides training on the use of naloxone as a part of a harm reduction program; amend KRS 218A.1412 to make a technical correction to clarify that heroin trafficki...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 130)
KYSB131PassAmend KRS 524.140 to define "biological evidence"; limit the applicability of requirements for retention of evidence; allow retention of representative samples of items containing biological evidence.
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 056)
KYSB161PassAmend KRS 15.525, relating to programs created by law enforcement agencies to refer persons for substance use treatment, to delete the requirement that the person seeking assistance be immediately paired with a volunteer mentor; provide that a person...
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 089)
KYSB155PassAmend KRS 525.120 to provide that in all cases abuse of a corpse is a Class D felony; provide that Act shall be known as "Kristen's Law."
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 060)
KYHB5PassCreate new section of KRS Chapter 311 to prohibit an abortion if the pregnant woman is seeking the abortion, in whole or in part, because of an unborn child's sex, race, color, national origin, or disability, except in the case of a medical emergency...
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2019-03-19
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 037)
KYSB9PassCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to require a person who intends to perform an abortion to determine whether the unborn human individual has a detectable fetal heartbeat; prohibit a person from performing an abortion before determining whether ...
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2019-03-15
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 020)
KYHB141PassAmend KRS 67.0802 to clarify that any proceeds from property disposed of by a county that was acquired through forfeiture or purchased using restricted funds under KRS 218A.420(4)(a) shall be transferred to a restricted account under KRS 218A.420.
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2019-03-15
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 012)
KYHB159IntroRepeal, reenact, and amend KRS 431.076 to order concurrent expungement of the records of persons acquitted of charges or against whom charges were dismissed with prejudice and create procedures.
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2019-03-12
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB227EngrossCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to prohibit a person from denying or depriving an infant of nourishment with the intent to cause or allow the death of an infant; prohibit a person from denying or depriving an infant of medically appropriate an...
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2019-03-07
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 12, 2019
KYSB102EngrossAmend KRS 531.300 to add definitions for "child sex doll" and "traffic"; create new sections of KRS Chapter 531 to prohibit the possession of a child sex doll, the trafficking of a child sex doll, and the importing of a child sex doll; amend KRS 531....
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2019-03-06
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2019
KYSB17IntroAmend KRS 532.130, 532.135, and 532.140 to add a diagnosis of serious mental illness to the disabilities which prevent execution for persons convicted of capital offenses.
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2019-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB20IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapters 15A, 27A, 158, and 194A to require reporting of statistics, including age, race, and gender, to determine whether there is disproportionate minority contact with the juvenile justice, social welfare, and educationa...
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2019-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB211IntroAmend KRS 431.073 to allow discretionary expungement of certain Class D or Class C felonies with a waiting period of up to ten years; reduce filing fee to $200; amend KRS 431.076 to allow a person against whom charges have been dismissed without prej...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB298IntroAmend KRS 531.335 to raise the penalty for possession or viewing of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor under the age of 12 years to a Class C felony; amend KRS 531.340 to raise the penalty for the distribution of matter portraying a se...
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2019-02-22
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25, 2019
KYHB430IntroAmend KRS 218A.440 to require all law enforcement agencies to file asset seizure reporting forms with the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, declaring whether or not the agency seized money or property pursuant to KRS 218A.415; require the Justice an...
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2019-02-22
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB467IntroAmend KRS 431.066 to limit the use of monetary bail to certain high-risk defendants and provide pretrial release conditions for defendants based on risk levels and charge types; create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to establish a preventative dete...
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2019-02-21
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB428IntroAmend KRS 189A.005 to define "alcohol monitoring device"; amend KRS 189A.070 to allow day-for-day credit for those using an alcohol monitoring device and have had their driver's license suspended for a DUI; amend KRS 431.068 to allow a county attorne...
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2019-02-20
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB418IntroAmend KRS 197.065 to provide that any person convicted of KRS 507.020 or 507.030, where the victim of the offense is a clearly identifiable peace officer, shall be directly transferred to and housed in a maximum security penitentiary.
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2019-02-20
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB94IntroAmend KRS 431.066 to provide that financial bail be solely imposed for ensuring a defendant's appearance; require a detention hearing for any defendant determined by the court to be a danger to the public if released; create a new section of KRS Chap...
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2019-02-19
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB207IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 532 to provide an enhanced term of imprisonment for any defendant convicted of certain crimes when he or she intentionally selected the person because of that person's actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, na...
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2019-02-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB400IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 508 to create the new crimes of strangulation in the first degree as a Class C felony, and strangulation in the second degree as a Class D felony; amend KRS 403.720 to include strangulation in the definition of "dom...
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2019-02-19
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB245IntroAmend KRS 441.127 to allow jails to give service credits to any county inmate in a county jail.
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2019-02-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB388IntroAmend KRS 31.120 to allow indigent persons entitled to legal representation to be represented by counsel at the earliest stages of their involvement in the criminal justice system.
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2019-02-19
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB190IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to create the offense of a hate crime.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB353IntroAmend KRS 508.025 to add firefighters to the subsection criminalizing intentionally causing person to come into contact with bodily fluids.
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2019-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB146IntroAmend KRS 431.073 to allow discretionary expungement of Class C and Class D felonies and offenses committed prior to January 1, 1975; reduce filing fee to $200; amend KRS 431.076 to allow a person against whom charges have been dismissed without prej...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB71IntroAmend KRS 532.031, relating to an offense committed as a result of a hate crime, to include criminal homicide and fetal homicide as well as the attempt to commit or solicitation of those crimes.
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB109IntroAmend KRS 439.3401, relating to parole eligibility for violent offenders, to classify any person convicted of the following offenses as a "violent offender": criminal attempt to commit murder, criminal attempt to commit fetal homicide, criminal attem...
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB142IntroAmend KRS 431.073 to remove the filing fee for applications to expunge offenses which have been the subject of an executive pardon.
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2019-02-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB242IntroCreate a new section of Chapter 508 to establish the crime of strangulation.
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2019-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB234IntroCreate a new section of KRS 439.250 to 439.560 to establish an administrative parole process that allows inmates serving a sentence for a Class C or D felony offense that is not a violent or sexual offense to be released at the parole eligibility dat...
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2019-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB232IntroAmend KRS 439.250 to provide definitions for "technical violation" and "absconding"; amend KRS 439.3107 to require the Department of Corrections to adopt a system of graduated sanctions for parolees and those on postincarceration supervision for tech...
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2019-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB233IntroCreate a new section of KRS 439.250 to 439.560 to establish an administrative release process that allows inmates serving a sentence for a Class C or D felony offense that is not a violent or sexual offense to be released at the parole eligibility da...
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2019-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB235IntroAmend KRS 439.250 to define "technical violation" and "absconding"; amend KRS 439.553, relating to community supervision conditions for those on probation, to require graduated sanctions for technical violations and absconding; amend KRS 439.3107 to ...
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2019-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB145IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to create the offense of a hate crime; amend KRS 532.031, relating to when a judge may determine at sentencing whether an offense was committed as a result of a hate crime, to include the hate crime offense.
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2019-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB155IntroAmend KRS 431.073 to make additional offenses eligible for expungement; reduce the filing fee for felony expungement from $500 to $200; amend KRS 431.076 to allow expungement of charges dismissed without prejudice; amend KRS 431.078 to require certai...
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2019-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB74IntroAmend KRS 431.073 to allow convictions for reckless homicide to be vacated and expunged if the offender has first been granted a partial pardon by the Governor.
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2019-01-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB143IntroAmend KRS 525.120 to provide that in all cases the penalty for abuse of a corpse is a Class D felony.
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2019-01-11
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB50IntroAmend KRS 506.120 to remove language related to "criminal gang syndicate;" repeal KRS 506.135 relating to definitions, 506.140 relating to criminal gang recruitment, 506.150 relating to criminal gang activity or recruitment, 506.160, relating to mini...
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2019-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB58IntroCreate a new section of Chapter 508 to establish the crime of strangulation.
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2019-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB76IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 237 to specify definitions for "assault weapons," "large-capacity ammunition-feeding devices," "bump stocks," and "ammunition sellers"; require background checks for private firearms sales; require reporting to law ...
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2019-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB25IntroAmend KRS 525.135 to prohibit pretrial diversion for a person charged with torture of a dog or cat, to make torture of a dog or cat a Class D felony, and to prohibit any form of early release for those who torture a dog or cat as a way to threaten, i...
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2019-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB115IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 532 to abolish the death penalty and replace it with life imprisonment without parole for inmates presently sentenced to death; amend KRS 532.030, relating to authorized dispositions for felony offenses, to remove ...
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2019-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
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